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Crawley Progressive Jewish Community

Crawley, West Sussex

 

 

   
 

Page created: 14 March 2006
Latest revision or update: 14 October 2016

Town of Crawley

Crawley, in southeast England to the south of London, was designated a “New Town” in 1947 and has a population of about 100,000.  It became a local government district (later borough) within the county of West Sussex in 1974, as a result of the merger of the Crawley Urban District (part of West Sussex) with an area of Surrey to the north.

Jewish Community

A small Jewish community has developed in and around Crawley.

Congregation Data

Name:

Crawley Progressive Jewish Community

Address:

Brighton Road, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10

Current Status:

Active

Founded:

1959

Ritual:

Liberal / Progressive

Affiliation:

A constituent of Liberal Judaism (formerly Union of Liberal and Progressive Synagogues)

Cemetery:

There is no Jewish cemetery in Crawley

 

Crawley Jewish Population Data

1965

38 families

(The Jewish Year Book 1966)

1990

50

(The Jewish Year Book 1991)

2005

50

(The Jewish Year Book 2006)


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